An Integral Part of Learning

Service Component

A PGY1 resident will work as staff at Cape Fear Valley Health System in the outpatient pharmacy (ambulatory care track) or the impatient pharmacy (acute care track) every third weekend. Additionally, the resident will work in the inpatient pharmacy intermittently throughout the residency. The resident will receive time off to compensate for this service component.

The resident is also required to provide volunteer pharmacy services at The CARE Clinic (a free health clinic) one evening per month.

Teaching Opportunities for Ambulatory Care Track

The Cape Fear/SR-AHEC PGY1 resident will serve as a guest instructor in the nursing school curriculum at Fayetteville State University.  The resident will prepare and present lectures to nursing students in various levels of the program pertaining to pharmacology, as well as, disease state pathophysiology and management.

Teaching Opportunities for Acute Care Track

The Cape Fear Valley/SR-AHEC PGY1 resident will serve as an instructor in the PY1 Foundations of Patient Care Labs at the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy in Chapel Hill.  The resident will facilitate lab activities to include physical assessment, patient interviewing, device demonstrations and self-care products. The resident will evaluate and provide feedback to students regarding achievement of core competencies.